Russian company to initiate feasibility study of undersea gas pipeline in 2020

ISLAMABAD: Russian company Gazprom is set to initiate the feasibility study in the first quarter of 2020 for laying down undersea pipeline starting from Persian Gulf to Pakistan, India and Bangladesh initially that will ultimately end to China after touching Myanmar and Thailand, a senior official of the Petroleum Division privy to the development told The News. The pipeline will pass through shallow waters of Pakistan, India and Bangladesh and every country will get the gas from the pipeline as per requirements. The total cost of the undersea pipeline will…

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Ignoring Renewable Energy

The power management policy of the government has some serious problems. In the annual off-peak period – around this time when the demand for energy is much lower than the summer months – the government has stopped purchasing power from the Jhimpir Wind Corridor. Instead of utilising the 980 MWs that can be generated from renewable energy using this wind corridor, the government is instead choosing to buy its power from coal and regasified liquid natural gas plants. The whole point of encouraging investment in the renewable energy sector was…

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